Does heart failure increase the risk of pneumonia?

Answer On One Hand: Heart Failure May Weaken Lungs' DefensesIn its most severe manifestation, heart failure brings discomfort with any physical activity, notes the book "Medical-Surgical Nursing, Sixth Ed... Read More »

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My 23 yr old brother has heart failure,does anyone know the leading heart surgeon in the Uk for a 2nd opinion?

I'm not sure if there is a "superstar" consultant in this country. There are excellent teams at many hospitals, who often mix-&-match, so it's hard to tell who's working the miracles.The Health Ca... Read More »

How does injury increase the risk of hypothermia?

Injury increases the risk of hypothermia, as it can affect the hypothalamus in our brain, which is the temperature regulating centre of our body.

Does Tylenol cause heart failure in felines?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) is extremely toxic to cats. A single tablet can be fatal. The cat's liver breaks down acetaminophen into toxic substances, provoking methemoglobinemia, a condition that prev... Read More »

Does red wine help heart failure patients?

On One Hand: Recognized RisksConsuming red wine may prove hazardous to heart failure patients. Alcohol weakens the heart muscle, causes irregular heartbeat, and can lead to sudden cardiac death. Ex... Read More »